Report from Angus Australia Board meeting conducted on 10th September 2018

September 18, 2018 9:14 am

The Angus Australia Board met in Melbourne on the 10th September 2018.  Major considerations of the Board included the following:

  • Review of management report on progress with various initiatives in marketing, youth development, commercial supply chain, breed development, extension, strategic projects, information technology and organisational support.
  • Development of an “Angus Parentage Assured” program, incorporating “Sire Assured” and “Parentage Assured” levels (with further details to be provided to members over coming months).
  • Revision of Regulations specifying animal/semen ownership requirements when requesting DNA services; transfer of animal ownership; correction of animal registration details; and, process for assignment of registration status of animals submitted for registration (further details available on the Angus Australia website).
  • Renewal of the composition of the Angus BREEDPLAN Consultative Committee and the Angus Sire Benchmarking Consultative Committee.
  • Resolution to continue the Angus Sire Benchmarking Program (ASBP) for a further 3 cohorts.
  • Adoption of a Risk Management Policy and Risk Management Framework for Angus Australia.
  • Review of future audit services for Angus Australia.
  • Review of preparations, funding and sponsorship for 2021 World Angus Forum.
  • Approval of funding support from the Angus Foundation for the GenAngus Future Leaders Program

The next Board meeting will be conducted on the 29-30th November in Armidale.

Peter Parnell
Chief Executive Officer
Angus Australia

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